The 2014 men's soccer regular season opens on Friday, Aug., 29 and the BIG EAST Conference announced its pre-season poll in advance of that. Villanova garnered 23 points in the poll, placing it eighth.
The Villanova Wildcats officially introduced three more newcomers to join previously announced addition Christopher Bared. Lucas Hodges, Kieran McCarthy and Drew Stanko are now officially in the fold.
Jim Curtin was a first team All-BIG EAST standout at center back at Villanova before moving on to a long career in Major League Soccer. Recently he was elevated to the post of interim manager of the Philadelphia Union.
The Villanova Wildcats will open the season on Aug. 29 at Marist and have a nine game home slate on West Campus that begins with a match against Saint Peter's on Sept. 11.
The Villanova Wildcats toiled diligently this spring as the squad began preparing for a 2014 campaign that will include a new surface for its home pitch on West Campus.